A bill to establish an Office of Forensic Science and a Forensic Science Board, to strengthen and promote confidence in the criminal justice system by ensuring consistency and scientific validity in forensic testing, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2011
Length: 70 pages
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S. 132 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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